Category: Press Releases

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge

May 19, 2013 |

  During Antigua Sailing Week, the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge took place on Lay Day. The one-day, one-design invitational event, featuring 24-foot RS Elite keelboats was watched by hundreds of spectators on Pigeon Beach. Eight top skippers and crews took part with the top prize of a week’s stay and unlimited watersports activities at […]

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Take the Survey and feed into our Planning Process for 2014

Take the Survey and feed into our Planning Process for 2014

May 12, 2013 |

With a week now past since the end of Antigua Sailing Week 2013, the committee has begun the post mortem process and is already looking towards Antigua Sailing Week 2014 and ensuring that it continues to deliver great racing for all our competitors from around the world and right here in the Caribbean. To that […]

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013. That’s a Wrap!

Antigua Sailing Week 2013. That’s a Wrap!

May 9, 2013 |

A mini feature about some racers from other Caribbean Islands looks at why they came to ASW 2013. Then we look back at the best action from an awesome week on, in and over the water.  

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013 – Final Wrap up Report

Antigua Sailing Week 2013 – Final Wrap up Report

May 8, 2013 |

With yacht crews representing 26 different nations, the 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was a truly international affair. Few would doubt that the sailing waters around Antigua provide one of the best race tracks anywhere in the world and English and Falmouth Harbours offer some of the best facilities, hotels, restaurants and bars in […]

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Entertaining End to Antigua Sailing Week

Entertaining End to Antigua Sailing Week

May 7, 2013 |

    Yet another edition of Antigua Sailing Week has been logged in the books. The thrill and excitement of competitive racing will certainly be framed into fun memories as much as the camaraderie and friendships that were fostered when the sun set and the landside fun kicked in. The English Harbour nightlife provided an […]

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Congratulations to Arethusa!

Congratulations to Arethusa!

May 4, 2013 |

Congratulations to Arethusa, Philip Lotz’s Swan 42 (USA). At the Final Awards Ceremony they were announced Best Yacht Antigua Sailing Week 2013 and winner of the Lord Nelson Trophy. The team also secured a class win in CSA 3.

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Final Award Winners

Final Award Winners

May 4, 2013 |

Special trophies and prizes were awarded alongside the magnificent silverware for class winners. Check out the image gallery to see all the happy winners at the Final Awards Ceremony. Arethusa, Philip Lotz, Swan CS42, USA: Overall Winner, Lord Nelson Trophy, Start Boat A Overall Winner & 1st in Class CSA 3, Best Swan, Best American […]

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Day four by Royal Appointment

Day four by Royal Appointment

May 3, 2013 |

This episode looks the front runners for the overall prize, The Lord Nelson’s Trophy and we meet HM King Harald V of Norway.

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Final Day Report – Smiles on the Dock

Final Day Report – Smiles on the Dock

May 3, 2013 |

You could almost feel the tension on the dock as the international fleet sailed out to the combat area. With many class winners yet to be decided, the pressure was heightened by tricky conditions. The breeze was rarely more than 10 knots and there were huge wind holes appearing all over the racing area. However, […]

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Fun in the Sun – Lay Day Report

Fun in the Sun – Lay Day Report

May 2, 2013 |

Nelson’s Dockyard was packed to the rafters on Tuesday evening with The Big Party Night – SPLASH. DJ Woogie and DJ Private Ryan were spinning sounds to thousands of revellers late into the night with special guests Tian Winter and the iConic Band playing live on the Antigua Sailing Week main stage. No doubt there […]

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Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge & Lay Day

Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge & Lay Day

May 2, 2013 |

Racing may take a break on lay day but the sailors, volunteers and ASWTV were all busy down at Pigeon Beach. We see the highlights from the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge, go behind the scenes with Martin Dudley form Rubber Duck Recycling and take a look at the fun and frolics of the day.

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Re-duck-ulously easy Recycling

Re-duck-ulously easy Recycling

May 2, 2013 |

Martin Dudley started Rubber Duck Recycling as an Earthday association at Antigua Sailing Week and the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta in 2011. There was so much enthusiasm from people who were very pleased to see a re-cycling scheme being implemented, that Martin decided to make it his personal mission to run it as a three […]

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Bareboat Banter

Bareboat Banter

May 2, 2013 |

Thursday 2 May was the penultimate day of racing at Antigua Sailing Week and after Lay Day there was a relaxed atmosphere in Nelson’s Dockyard where the majority of the Bareboat fleet reside. Ian Galbraith’s Oyster 53 Jigsaw, racing in CSA 7, is also moored in Nelson’s Dockyard and the sound of bagpipes from the […]

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The Big Boat Class and Race Day 3

The Big Boat Class and Race Day 3

May 1, 2013 |

It’s a full on foam up in today’s race day 3 action and we see all the thrills and spills from the decks of Sailing Yacht Bristolian.

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Tuesday Sailing Week Party is a huge Splash

Tuesday Sailing Week Party is a huge Splash

May 1, 2013 |

The biggest party night of Antigua Sailing Week lived up to all of its lively expectations from start to finish. On Tuesday night, the dockside of the Nelson’s Dockyard rumbled to life with incredible music from a mix of DJ’s and a live band as scores of people who packed an improvised dance floor covered […]

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Splash – The official Sailing Week Party

Splash – The official Sailing Week Party

April 30, 2013 |

The biggest night of entertainment for Antigua Sailing Week is on for Tuesday inside the Nelson’s Dockyard. The party’s headliner is Tian Winter and his Iconic band and the I-conic Dancers. Also on tap are international DJ’s Private Ryan and Woogie. Tickets for the big party night are available at The Source, Ayoushe, Digicel, Townhouse […]

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Day 2 Video – Race Charters & Epic Action

Day 2 Video – Race Charters & Epic Action

April 30, 2013 |

In this exciting show we take an inside look at chartering race boats as well all the epic action from both sea and air.

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Close up on ASW Photograpers

Close up on ASW Photograpers

April 30, 2013 |

Antigua Sailing Week is lucky to attract some of the best yachting and lifestyle photographers covering the event. They are out on the water each day capturing the sailing action as well as the shoreside parties and fun once the sun goes down. Their dedication and enthusiasm for the regatta really helps brings the regatta […]

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Day 3 Report – Blazing in Antigua

Day 3 Report – Blazing in Antigua

April 30, 2013 |

After two days of relatively calm weather by Antiguan standards, full Trade Wind power returned to deliver a spectacular day of action at Antigua Sailing Week. Big breeze and blazing sunshine whipped up the racing action, especially in the big boat classes, which were fully powered up all day. The race committee responded to the […]

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Antigua Sailing Week 2013 Race Day 1 & The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

Antigua Sailing Week 2013 Race Day 1 & The Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

April 29, 2013 |

It’s day 1 of racing at Antigua Sailing Week 2013 and today we get the inside scoop on the crew from Voilactus and how winning The Hamptons’ Challenge brought them to Antigua to take part in the Caribbean’s premier sailing event.

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